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Sex work : rethinking the job, respecting the workers

Author: Chris BruckertColette ParentKäthe RothMaria Nengeh MensahPatrice CorriveauAll authors
Publisher: Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, [2013] ©2013
Series: Sexuality studies series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the early twentieth century, abolitionists sought to stamp out sex work by penalizing all involved. In the generation that followed, neo-abolitionists looked at the sex industry from a feminist perspective, claiming that workers were victims caught in a patriarchal matrix. Yet both groups agreed that the industry was a destructive and corrupting force that should be eliminated. In this radical volume, five  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Mais oui c'est un travail! English
(CaOONL)20139034005
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Bruckert; Colette Parent; Käthe Roth; Maria Nengeh Mensah; Patrice Corriveau; Louise Toupin
ISBN: 9780774826112 0774826118 9780774826129 0774826126
OCLC Number: 853308982
Notes: Translation of: Mais oui c'est un travail!
Description: x, 147 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The current debate on sex work / Colette Parent and Chris Bruckert --
Regulating sex work : between victimization and freedom to choose / Patrice Corriveau --
The work of sex work / Chris Bruckert and Colette Parent --
The idea of community and collective action : reflections on Forum XXX / Maria Nengeh Mensah --
Clandestine migrations by women and the risk of trafficking / Louise Toupin.
Series Title: Sexuality studies series.
Other Titles: Mais oui c'est un travail!
Responsibility: Colette Parent, Chris Bruckert, Patrice Corriveau, Maria Nengeh Mensah, and Louise Toupin ; translated by Käthe Roth.

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A lucid and unflinching argument for the reframing of the debate on sex work, ending limiting moralistic approaches, and respecting the unique perspectives of workers.  Read more...

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